Dumpster diving the Go garbage collector

Diving Deep: implied bounds and variance

Measuring Technical Debt

Issue #164



Hope you all had a lovely weekend. If anyone has any good technical blogs or writers they want to share, feel free to reply to this email! I'm always on the lookout for good sites to source material from.
Also this weekend I started working on the web development course I mentioned a while back. It's not really a course though. It's basically an opinionated how-to guide of getting a custom website live as fast as possible using modern tooling (svelte, postgres, graphql, nginx, let's encrypt, pm2, and docker to name a few) for people who already know how to code and want to build something as a hobby/side gig. Can all of the information already be found online? Sure, but you'll probably have to sift through a bunch of SEO garbage articles before you find it. Websites have a TON of moving parts, and my aim is to give you a step-by-step breakdown of implementation with best practices and nuggets of wisdom from building complex custom websites for several of my own startups. If you might be interested, or know someone who is, let me know! If this goes well, I can potentially get away from doing any ads in the newsletter.
Anyway, sorry about the lengthy self-plug. Here's the issue.


Dumpster diving the Go garbage collector

Published: 2 February 2022
Tags: go

Natalie Serrino traces the Go garbage collector's low-level behavior on a live application using eBPF uprobes.


Diving Deep: implied bounds and variance

Published: 5 February 2022
Tags: rust

lcnr presents an unsound issue in Rust where a function can arbitrarily transmute lifetimes, causing a segmentation fault, and explores possible solutions.


Measuring Technical Debt

Published: 27 January 2022
Tags: philosophy

Sean Mack takes a thorough look at technical debt; its history, the different forms it comes in, and ultimately how it can be measured/calculated.

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